– Hot new titles L.A.'S FINEST and DEADLY CLASS lead L.A. Screenings specialty acquisitions –
– Buzzy spy drama KILLING EVE premieres Sunday, July 22 at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo –
– E!'s inaugural broadcast of THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS to air Sunday, November 11 at 8 p.m. on E! –
TORONTO, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Following yesterday's announcement about CTV pick-ups at last month's L.A. Screenings, Bell Media announced today the acquisition of 10 marquee series for its entertainment specialty channels for the 2018/2019 broadcast year.
The acquisitions feature big and buzzy new titles including the highly anticipated Bad Boys spinoff series L.A.'S FINEST with superstars Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba, and DEADLY CLASS, based on the hugely popular graphic novel of the same name and from directors of the smash hit film Avengers: Infinity War, the Russo brothers.
"Landing a powerful lineup of series that resonate with our core brands is the kind of forward-looking programming that has helped define our groundbreaking entertainment specialty channels," said Mike Cosentino, President, Content and Programming, Bell Media. "Our unique schedules, including an array of character-driven dramas, comedies, and docu-series, are proven destinations for viewers, and a robust choice for our clients."
Also joining Bell Media's specialty lineup this season are dramas ARROW and LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, with brand new seasons coming this fall. Additionally, Chris Pine stars in mystery drama ONE DAY SHE'LL DARKEN (working title), featuring award-winning director Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman) at the helm; and Chris Noth stars in the powerful procedural crime drama, GONE.
As well, THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS joins Bell Media's unparalleled lineup of award shows on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. ET on E!
Also coming to Bell Media specialties are comedies THE OTHER TWO and SOUTH SIDE; new late-night series BUSY TONIGHT, hosted by actress, social media darling, and infamous "BFF" Busy Philipps; and coming-of-age series Staten Island 10310 (working title).
For a complete press release visit https://bmpr.ca/2sEf4b9
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